Heat pump

What is Heat pump?

Heat pump meaning Heating and/or cooling equipment that, during the heating season, draws heat into a building from outside and, during the cooling season, ejects heat from the building to the outside. Heat pumps are vapor-compression refrigeration systems whose indoor/outdoor coils are used reversibly as condensers or evaporators, depending on the need for heating or cooling.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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